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Pre-conference Event – #AASA2017

Guided Tour of Animal Themed Art at the Art Gallery of South Australia, North Terrace, Adjacent to The University of Adelaide. Sunday 2nd July, 2017, 1.45pm – 2.45pm Before the conference opening and the Val Plumwood Memorial Lecture, take a … Continue reading

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Peter Singer – The Cow Who…

MELBOURNE – Last month, a steer escaped from a slaughterhouse in the New York City borough of Queens. Video of the animal trotting down a busy street was soon featured on many media outlets. For those who care about animals, … Continue reading

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New issue Animal Studies Journal now available online

Volume 6 issue 1 is now available online Editorial, Contents and Contributor bios:  http://ro.uow.edu.au/asj/vol6/iss1/1/ Provocations from the Field:  Rick De Vos Extinction, Encountering and the Exigencies of Forgetting:  http://ro.uow.edu.au/asj/vol6/iss1/2/ Henrietta Mondry – Selecting Candidates for De-extinction and Resurrection: Mammoths, Lenin’s … Continue reading

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AASA Travel Scholarships Awarded

We are pleased to announce that the AASA Travel Scholarships for the AASA2017 Conference have been awarded to:- Esther Alloun (PG): ‘The promised land for vegans’: identity, culture and place in the making of Israeli animal activism’ Sarah Bezan (International … Continue reading

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CFP: Animals in Public – Care, Charisma and Knowledge

Animals in Public: Care, Charisma and Knowledge CFP for a panel at Science in Public (10th-12th July, 2017): Panel submission deadline, 18th April 2017 This panel focuses on questions of how knowledge about animals is communicated, constituted and utilised in … Continue reading

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Funded PhD Studentship Network in Yorkshire: Imagining and Representing Species Extinction Deadline 17th May 2017

Announcing three fully-funded three-year PhD studentships as part of a WRoCAH White Rose Network at the Universities of Sheffield, Leeds and York Final Application Deadline 17th May 2017. Applicants must already have been admitted to the relevant PhD programme by … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Research Assistantship, University of Reading — Birds & People in the Southern Levant

Postdoctoral Research Assistant – Birds & People in the Southern Levant University of Reading – Archaeology http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AYD515/postdoctoral-research-assistant-birds-and-people-in-the-s… Location: Reading Salary: £29,301 to £38,183 per annum Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Contract / Temporary Placed on: 21st March 2017 Closes: 18th … Continue reading

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PhD Position: “Transforming city landscapes: Human-cattle relationships and the making of urban societies“

Doctoral/postgraduate positions Faculty of Social Sciences – Social and Cultural History – Human-Animal Studies (Prof. Dr. Mieke Roscher) – start of the programme 01.06.2017 Job-Nr. 21109734 /Doctoral/postgraduate positions (EG 13 TV-H) Part time, with 50,00 percent of the regular weekly … Continue reading

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CFP: Conference Taxidermic Forms and Fictions

TAXIDERMIC FORMS AND FICTIONS: Call for Papers for SLSA Conference, November 9 – 12th, 2017, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. In our exploration of taxidermic forms and fictions, we will develop methods, frameworks, and paradigms that enable us to contextualize … Continue reading

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CFP: Antennae Special Issue ‘Post-Truth Age’

ANTENNAE: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture is seeking submissions for a special issue titled,  ‘Post-truth Age.’  As more literally than ever, all that is solid melts into the air, there never has been quite as much at stake … Continue reading

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